You Can Build Muscle on the Low Carb Ketogenic Diet: Fact or Fiction?

By now I’m sure that you know that ketogenic diet that you eat very low amounts of carbohydrates (5-10% of calories) plenty of fat (75-85% of calories), and low to moderate protein (10-15% of calories). You probably also know that people use the keto diet for weight loss and to suppress their appetite. But, what … Continue reading You Can Build Muscle on the Low Carb Ketogenic Diet: Fact or Fiction?

Intermittent Fasting – Powerful Anti-Aging Elixir

The more I research this topic, the more excited I become about this new and powerful dietary strategy to maximize overall health and slow aging. This is a great example of how most of the new, complex scientific research findings on food and nutrition are simply telling us to look to our ancient past and adopt lifestyle habits that are consistent … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting – Powerful Anti-Aging Elixir

Recharge Your MITOCHONDRIA to Slow Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Smokers are two to four times more likely to have a heart attack than nonsmokers (Elkhader 2016; PubMed Health 2014). In contrast, an 84-year-old man’s risk of having a heart attack is 25 times greater than that of a 45-year old (Gillinov M 2012)! Clearly, just getting old is an enormous risk factor for heart … Continue reading Recharge Your MITOCHONDRIA to Slow Aging and Age-Related Diseases

Fish Oil or Krill Oil? Don’t choose. Take both!

While the considerable health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids - especially with regard to the cardiovascular system and the brain - are well established, there is an ongoing debate as to whether fish oil or krill oil is the better omega-3 supplement.  However, while both fish oil and krill oil increase plasma and membrane concentrations … Continue reading Fish Oil or Krill Oil? Don’t choose. Take both!

Why We Need Supplements: Beyond Deficiency

Outside of developing countries, pronounced vitamin deficiency diseases, e.g., beriberi, pellagra and scurvy are rare today. Even with depleted foods, processing, storage, genetic selection, age, drug interactions, poor food choices and chronic stress, our diet is still adequate to avoid these deficiency syndromes. On the other hand, does our modern diet really provide us with … Continue reading Why We Need Supplements: Beyond Deficiency